Arizona’s powerful will to grow is challenged by extreme heat, deep drought, and serious water-related stress.
Interstate river compacts were an innovative solution 100 years ago – but were written for a West far different from today.
Lake Powell will receive 1 million acre-feet of water from the Colorado River as a short-term solution to drought, boosting lake levels and protecting hydropower production.
Colorado lawmakers have suspended an attempt to prohibit outside investors from profiting off the state’s water.
This page features aerial photos of the Granite Reef Underground Storage Project (GRUSP), near Mesa, Arizona. Roughly four miles downstream from the Granite Reef Diversion Dam, the GRUSP is a...
Electricity produced at Glen Canyon Dam has been cut in half by the 20-year drought.
A new agreement calls for Western states to leave their drinking water in the reservoir — and act as if they didn't.
This page features photos of agriculture in Pinal County, Arizona. Located in the central part of southern Arizona, Pinal County is one of the most agriculturally productive counties in the...
Colorado’s predictions for spring runoff are looking better than the past two years, but streamflows are still expected to be below normal.
Colorado's drought may continue into the fall, bringing a third year of below-average snowpack and streamflows and high wildfire danger.